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School district examines safety of walking, biking routes

12/09/2013 8:11am
Are the walking and biking routes to schools in the Canyons School District safe? District officials are asking the schools to see if there are any problems.

Is zero percent introductory interest rate a good deal?

12/09/2013 8:50am
Many retailers are touting credit cards with an introductory zero percent interest rate, but that might not turn out to be such a great deal.

5 lessons kids learn from travel

12/09/2013 11:01am
When people hear about our family's travels, they often ask, "What could kids get out of a trip like that?" Here are five huge advantages your kids will gain from travel, whether you're headed a few continents away or just a few states.

Man accused of beating cousin to death charged with witness tampering

12/09/2013 1:32pm
A Guatemalan national accused of beating his cousin to death in Uintah County has been charged with witness tampering after investigators say he tried to convince a family member to change her testimony.

Head-on collision kills Price woman

12/09/2013 2:01pm
Utah Highway Patrol troopers are trying to determine what caused a head-on crash Monday that left a Price woman dead.

Car thefts skyrocket when temps drop, police warn

12/09/2013 3:34pm
When temperatures drop, the number of car thefts typically sky rocket. Police are warning Utahns against leaving their idling cars alone to warm up.

Man uses notes to rob banks, police say

12/09/2013 5:07pm
A suspected bank robber apparently wanted to get the words just right on his note to the teller demanding cash.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing vehicle, ramming police car

12/09/2013 5:40pm
A man who police say carjacked a vehicle was arrested after ramming a police car, forcing officers to break the driver's side window and Taser him.

Man charged in hit-and-run death of 73-year-old

12/09/2013 6:01pm
A 19-year-old man accused of hitting and killing an elderly pedestrian and then driving away has been charged.

'Experienced' ex-inmate arrested after tricking jailers

12/09/2013 6:13pm
A man who police say has a lot of experience being booked into jail, apparently used that background to drive himself to a restricted area of the Salt Lake County Jail where he was promptly arrested again.

Trooper escapes injury after truck rams into UHP car on I-15

12/09/2013 6:37pm
A Utah Highway Patrol vehicle suffered extensive damage, but the trooper was uninjured, after being hit during Monday morning's icy commute along the Wasatch Front.

Water pipe freezes, floods Farmington courthouse

12/09/2013 7:00pm
The clerical area of the Farmington courthouse suffered heavy flood damage Monday.

Hundreds sworn in as U.S. citizens at Utah ceremony

12/09/2013 7:05pm
A federal judge who is the son of Romanian immigrant parents presided over a citizenship ceremony during which 454 people from 83 countries were sworn in as American citizens Monday at Abravanel Hall.

Domestic case dropped against '127 Hours' figure

12/09/2013 7:12pm
Authorities say Aron Ralston, who gained widespread attention when he cut off his forearm to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder in a Utah canyon, has been arrested in Denver over allegations of domestic violence.

Highland Junior High heating system freezes; school canceled

12/09/2013 7:29pm
Highland Junior High School was closed Monday when a boiler coil froze over because of cold temperatures.

School officials investigate 'vulgar' Twitter account at Cottonwood High

12/09/2013 7:44pm
The Granite School District was investigating an extreme case of cyber-bullying at Cottonwood High School Monday.

Mothers reach out to others spending holidays in NICU

12/09/2013 8:01pm
Two Utah mothers know that when your newborn is in the intensive care unit, in that moment, the experience seems like it will never end. Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, they said, seems impossible. They hope to ease that burden.

Snow closures serve as reminder to make your car winter-ready

12/09/2013 8:22pm
Hundreds of people were stranded for seven hours on I-15 through the Virgin River Gorge along the Arizona Strip late Saturday night because of a rare snowstorm. Many found themselves unprepared to stay in their vehicle for hours.

Man who allegedly drove up Capitol steps faces drug charges

12/09/2013 9:16pm
The man accused of driving his pickup truck up the stairs of the Utah Capitol in an apparent effort to promote marijuana use was charged Monday with drug-related crimes.

Lawyers: condemned killer Ron Lafferty's 'delusions' make him incompetent

12/09/2013 9:53pm
Attorneys for death row inmate Ron Lafferty claim he's not competent to move forward in court because of his delusions that they, the LDS Church and the state are conspiring to usher him to the execution chamber.

Skier buried by avalanche caught on video

12/09/2013 10:55pm
A skier caught in an avalanche was rescued Monday after some fellow skiers caught the incident on video and located the woman.

Does your child's school have CO detectors?

12/09/2013 10:58pm
On Nov. 18 dozens of children at a San Juan County elementary school became sickened by carbon monoxide poisoning. The school didn't have CO detectors. As KSL Investigators found out, the problem reaches hundreds of schools statewide.

Utah company named 4th fastest growing company in U.S.

12/09/2013 10:59pm
A Utah-based tech company was recently named the fourth-fastest growing company in America. Many people may not be familiar with Fusion-io, but they deliver the data faster on all most computers.

BYU geologists discover 'super volcano' in Utah

12/09/2013 11:02pm
Geologists at Brigham Young University have discovered what may be the world's largest "super" volcano that erupted in Utah's own backyard.